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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Ferry Transcript Shows Confusion And Panic: 'Please Come Quickly'

Sunday, April 20, 2014

The radio call transcript gives new detail to a tragedy that has left about 240 people missing. Early in its plight, the South Korean ferry seems to have listed too far to deploy its life boats.

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It's 4:20 On 4/20: Denver Hosts The Cannabis Cup Today

Sunday, April 20, 2014

The Cannabis Cup festival's date is no coincidence – it's a conversion of the pot smoker's favorite time of 4:20 into a date. Denver is hosting it for the first time since state pot laws were relaxed.

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The Florida Church Whose Worshipers Are All Tourists

Sunday, April 20, 2014

The Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe has no permanent members, but it's hosting tens of thousands of worshipers today –- it's across the street from Walt Disney World.

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'Hurricane' Carter Dies; Boxer Was Wrongfully Convicted Of Murder

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the former boxing champion who served nearly 20 years in prison, has died of prostate cancer. Carter's story inspired a Bob Dylan protest song; he was 76.

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Ukraine: Deadly Gunfight Rattles Easter Truce

Sunday, April 20, 2014

The shootout took place at a checkpoint near Slovyansk in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian militants have held a government building since last week.

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Pope Francis Leads Easter Mass For Thousands

Sunday, April 20, 2014

The pope gave his traditional Easter blessing before a large crowd in St. Peter's Square; he also called for help for people who are living in desperate conditions.

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GM Was Slow To Recall Saturn Cars With Steering Flaw

Saturday, April 19, 2014

General Motors delayed a safety recall of more than 330,000 cars, newly released federal documents show. The Saturn Ions were found to have defective power steering systems.

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Mount Everest: Avalanche Death Toll Rises To 13

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Search teams are digging through ice and snow on Mount Everest in hopes of finding Sherpa guides who are still missing. Survivors say the avalanche was like being trapped in a cloud.

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Pakistani TV Journalist Hamid Mir Wounded In Attack

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Prominent TV anchor Hamid Mir is in a Karachi hospital after gunmen opened fire on his car Saturday afternoon. Mir's car was reportedly ambushed by attackers who were riding motorcycles.

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Ancient Landscape Is Found Under 2 Miles Of Ice In Greenland

Saturday, April 19, 2014

A revelation goes against widely held ideas about how some glaciers work, and it suggests that at least parts of Greenland's ice sheet survived periods of global warming intact.

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Ukraine Calls An Easter Truce In Clash With Militants

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Citing recent progress and the Easter holiday, Ukrainian officials say they've suspended an "anti-terrorist operation" aimed at pro-Russian forces who have occupied government buildings.

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Captain Apologizes As Death Toll Rises In S. Korea Ferry Accident

Saturday, April 19, 2014

The captain of the 6,852-ton ferry has been criticized for allowing 30 minutes to pass before giving an evacuation order. He has been arrested, even as a recovery effort continues.

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TurboTax Maker Linked To Fight Against 'Return-Free' Tax System

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

People who took a stand against a proposed tax-filing change were part of a grass-roots campaign orchestrated to help Intuit, according to nonprofit newsroom ProPublica.

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Boston Stronger: City Marks One Year Since Marathon Bombings [Updated]

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

On this April 15, Americans are thinking about the Boston Marathon bombings of one year ago. A moment of silence was observed at 2:49 p.m. ET, the time of the first explosion.

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Ooops! US Airways Accidentally Includes Lewd Photo In Tweet

Monday, April 14, 2014

Airlines commonly use Twitter to address the concerns of customers. When US Airways did that Monday, its response included a graphic picture of a naked woman.

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Pulitzer Prizes Are Out: 'Washington Post,' 'The Guardian' Win For NSA Stories

Monday, April 14, 2014

Months after exposing the National Security Agency's surveillance program, The Washington Post and The Guardian win a Pulitzer for public service. Donna Tartt won for fiction with The Goldfinch.

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Banksy Is Believed To Be Behind Eavesdropping Mural Near British Spy HQ

Monday, April 14, 2014

A telephone box near British spy agency GCHQ is now adorned with a trio of snoops, after a mural was added to a wall this weekend. The art is believed to be the work of street artist Banksy.

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Japan May Send Maglev Train Expertise To U.S., Without A Fee

Monday, April 14, 2014

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has spoken about the idea with President Obama, and Japan is reportedly willing to include billions of dollars in loans to help underwrite the expensive project.

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For Second Night, Valparaiso Fire Spreads Misery In Chile

Monday, April 14, 2014

At least a dozen people were killed and more than 2,000 homes destroyed by a large fire that wreaked havoc Saturday and Sunday in the city of Valparaiso. Some 10,000 people have evacuated their homes.

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Huge Fire Kills At Least 11 And Destroys Hundreds Of Homes In Chile

Sunday, April 13, 2014

In Chile, a large fire has reportedly killed at least 11 people and destroyed 500 homes. Thousands of residents have been forced to evacuate areas near the port city of Valparaiso.

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